U.S. Tech Companies are allowing China is gain Tech advantage.
Eric Schmidt, former Google leader, says we, the U.S. or they “dropped” the ball.
Companies have not funded basic research & are focused on their size, market, and regulation.
U.S. must allocate and provide more funding for more technology.
Allow international talent with high skills into the country.
Stop blocking Chinese tech companies
It is being more and more challenging to recycle plastic as business model.
Much of the plastic dropped in recycling bins isn’t being recycled.
The price of plastic has gone down.. Markets are depressed.
Landfills are filling up with plastic materials along other waste.
Good news is–waste companies are using machine learning to sort plastic from trash.
Goods and Services are coming to home, COVID 19 has impacted going to stores and service providers
The Home Services Market is huge at $600B and the demand is increasing.
Consumers have become even more empowered simply by using cell phones & the Internet.
Amazon leads at least 6 other competitors as market surges.
Google about to loose its Cookies.
Ad buyers are not thrilled about Google Chrome’s decision, made under pressure.
Represents Breakup of Googles ad tech business;
Rising numbers of people are pushing to ban behavioral advertising entirely
Now we have a Third-generation language prediction model that “writes” text.
Some say with amazing comprehension & inclusion of content; Others are skeptical & don’t trust output.
Suggestion is that with the next version of GPT-3, the imperfections and a algorithmic errors will be nil.
System GPT-3 learns text & how people use words in relation to other words. Many blown away.
You gonna share the sidewalk with Robot? The way or no way,
A lot seems to depend on City government collaboration & regulation.
Cities & Robot makers working to find the benefits & applications.
Allowing the bots to work on the streets along with scooters and ride hailing.
Kiwibots delivery bots are seeking to adapt to the needs of customers and city regulators.
Alexa can be difficult to talk to– Particularly in the Car. But Amazon Auto is on the problem.
The Cloud, AI and Machine Learning are focusing on Voice Recognition Systems in Autos.
Four OEMs are putting in new cars. Alexa is agreeing to go for ride and talk more.
Working off a menu makes her happy.
Out of a Job – Ouch!
Are automotive industry workers going to find themselves untrained for new vehicle technology?
Need industry training of today’s workforce for the changes in vehicle repair & service?
Appears there is an emerging problem for skilled (and unskilled) automotive industry workers becoming not qualified to do their jobs Time for more tech training. COVID19 or not.
Buy a Car Online- Deliver to your door just like dinner. That’s the way it is going.
COVID 19 fall out has dramatically changing the way people buy car & trucks.
A surging shift to Internet Retailing from going to showrooms & those dealer visits.
Carvana leads the “caravan” to online sales of people’s vehicles. Dealers scramble to compete.
How Prepared are we ? Every job is changing.
Is Corporate America and the Government investing to make sure Workers are re-skilled and retrained to meet changes brought on by technology? Need for companies to transform their operations with retrained employees.
The choice is to either retrain existing employees or hire new qualified employees in technology & automation. Which is best for the financial and strategic survival of companies & their people?
Robots with an autonomous navigation platform now clean/disinfect stores, airports, hospitals, & subway systems.
Brain Corp’s robotic technology has moved into health sector, migrating from core technology for autonomous robots in floor scrubbing. logistics, retail, delivery,& inspection already partially automated.
Focuses on sanitation & unnecessary contact & handling in supply chain.
Pandemic has stirred an increased & continuous need for disinfection thus creating a new market the company.
Seeks to be the Microsoft of Robotics,
Don’t be alarmed if you see a 6 wheeled robotic delivery cart going down your street.
Robots are being utilized in major cities to deliver food, medicine, & other critical items.
This kind of service really works for people who can’t get out or are sheltered from exposure to COVID19.
Becoming a “Star” so the name StarShip seems appropriate.
Algorithms have not yet been trained to beg, But seems like it is as much work and cost to train an algorithm as a horse or a dog.
The Measurement of that cost vs return is now available.
Researchers & scientists are being encouraged to mitigate the carbon footprint of an algorithm.
Seeking to use computers that run on solar power or hydroelectricity to reduce foot print. Resulting in less training time and data for an algorithm coding.
Tools are being developed to automatically determine amount of dioxide emitted. Go Algo…
Pandemic has created changes to the way people bank.
COVID19 behavior has brought on progress in the security conscious banking business.
Pandemic has prompted banks to overhaul the way they handle compliance & investigations.
No more going to bank even if you wearing a mask. Digital banking is here.
Robots from Starship Technologies are making delivery by robot really work. Company is fresh off a $40 M funding round.
The robotics startup now in a much-changed market brought on by the COVID Pandemic & demand.
Starship’s focus is entirely on building & commercializing fleets of autonomous sidewalk delivery.
Food waste is a big problem, particularly fruit and vegetables. Super markets and food stands are fighting against time in the rush to get produce to Market. A company in California, Apeel Science, has developed a “second skin” process to extend the produce life without refrigeration. Slows rotting.
The Online Therapy app, Talkspace. has given personal counselors, therapists, and medical professionals a new functional means to delivering therapy without being in the same room or office with the client.. The contribution to mental health and public good could be enormous.
EV Bikes performance and technology is increasing. Even with COVID pandemic decreasing travel to offices, commuters are slowly adopting an E-Bike to get to work. Second cars being replaced by an E-Bike.
People who absolutely need a new or replacement vehicle during this Pandemic are going online, using VR/AR, and Search engines to find and buy what they need. Dealerships and auto buying sites are responding with a new vehicle buying experience including the delivery to their door.
Marketing Communication used be primarily about placing or posting an advertisement.
Now MarComm has become integrated and expanded to include at least 20 communication resources, platforms, and channels,
There is a need for a glossary to define and position each element of this new means to communicating & delivery a message.